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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L no start VIN: 2HGED6350M
this Honda civic is really killing me. i'm at my wits end. as in the tests mentioned everything seems to be working as it should. i did use a noid light for a bosch fi system, the only light i had with the right size and spacing on the prongs, to check trigger...
1996 Honda Prelude S 2.2L oil leak VIN: JHMBB2159T
Approx 4 mos. ago this vehicle had the seals replaced under the timing cover( cam, crank, balance shafts) along with the timing belts. At that time a groove was found in the crank shaft from the seal. A repair sleeve was installed and thought oil leak was fixe...
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCD5632T
car came for running rough and quit. We see oil inside sparkplug tubes and a lot corrosion inside distributor around ignitor and pickup , so we replace sparkplugs plugwires, vc gasket ,new distributor( not rebuilt). now car runs good for 5 min then quit and wo...
1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L hvac system VIN: JHLRD1860W
Good morning all, thanks for taking the time to read this. This CRV came in with A/C not working complaint. I am familiar with vehicle, it was here for a repair a few weeks ago and at that time owner was notified that A/C needed to be recharged and tested for ...
2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L all gears VIN: 1HGCM66544
Car came in for check tranmission no ,shifting sometimes .No codes store im tcm,went for test drive runs fine ,lots of power no hessitation no jerking goes thru all gears .,on the way back to the shop tranmission slips ,no shifting,turn it off for one minute r...
2005 Honda Accord DX 2.4L MIL Lamp on, runs lean VIN: 1HGCM56475
car came back and a P0171 set. MAF readings are 2.1 gms/air flow at idle, 37.5 grms at 4600 rpm and going down the road it has 22.35 grms at 30 mph and 60.8 on heavy accel and 72.2grms at hard acell. I fed the engine carb cleaner to watch O2 sensor and it was ... Trouble codes: P0171
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Cuts out VIN: 4S2DM58W4Y
Car will run fine but will randomly shut off. Sometimes it does go into limp home and has low power but not every time. Going down the road or at idle doesnt matter. The two etc codes come back the soonest but they are also quickly followed by the p0601 ecm fa... Trouble codes: P1299, P1125, P0601
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73313
Hello IATN members! We are getting ripped here one this KIA! This vehicle was purchased by a local car lot at the auction so we dont have any repair history. The vehicle came in with a slight miss-fire and check engine light on. We replaced the spark plugs, ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0305
2004 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L power windows VIN: KNDUP13182
my 2004 kia sedona has power windows that wont go up or down when i press the master window switch on the drivers door,(the switch just makes a clik-clik-clik noise) the pass. side is inop too,at the master, and at its individual door switch. i removed door pa...
2001 Mazda Miata SE 1.8L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JMINB35361
I have this very intermitent problem, that only happens when the car is warming up on acceleration. It sets a po300 random missfire code.The customer describes it as a pause in acceleration. Scan data looks normal ie: fuel trim,tps... Has new plugs, anyone hav... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder missfire)
2001 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4F4YR16UX1
engine misfires on # 6 cyl found 0 compression dry / 2 shots of oil & compession goes to 125 & remains misfire starts again after approx 2/ 3 min / checked for coil problems & wiring problems as suggested on some other misfire problems except no taled about lo... Trouble codes: P0306
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L Limp Mode No Reverse VIN: JA4MT21H51
This trans went bad after the customer picked it up, he only got about 20 miles away, we are getting a code p0765 and p0760 we dont get any data stream on our scanner. It doesn't have any reverse it just makes agrowl noise. in neultal trying to push it, it sou...
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L P0745, Hard 1-2 shift VIN: 1N4DL01DXW
I'm scratching my head here guys I have run through this whole website looking for an answer to my problem and have tried everything suggested on this site to no avail.
2000 Nissan Quest GXE 3.3L No Start VIN: 4N2XN11T7Y
Thank you for your time and effort to help. Vehicle has no spark, no injector pulse, and snap on solus shows no RPM when cranking. Scope shows signal at crank, 1 degree cam, and 120 degree cam. I have replaced the crank sensor without success. Fuel pump runs a...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Electronic VIN: 3N1CB51D51
HI guys. this car has problem gear is shifting abnormal at begining then after 40 km/h it get ok.this customer has changed the transmission two time. he already chage the ECM. But no result.same shifting problem. Now he came to my shop. we scan the PCM. and fo...
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L engine VIN: 4S3BH6864Y
This subaru came to me with a leaking driver side head gasket. The owner wanted me to try blue devil stop leak in the coolant to try to fix it without putting head gaskets in it. The Blue Devil stopped the leak but then it started to over heat. I put a subaru ...

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2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGEJ8142Y
thank you everyone for your help. i came to the conclusion that the tp sensor was not working properly. unfortunetly there is no way of replacing just that sensor without replacing the whole throttle body, so i did. i also did an induction clean to make sure t...
2004 Hyundai Sonata LX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35H04
Thanks to all for the replies, especially Greg in Minnsota, it was infact the air flow sensor inspite of setting lean condition on only Bank 1. car has 50 miles on it since clearing codes and multiple drive cycles with no pending codes, This one is fixed! Trouble codes: P0174 (lean condition bank 2).
1995 Infiniti G20 2.0L 2-3 Shift VIN: JNKCP01D8S
2003 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L MIL Lamp on, Idle slow to drop? VIN: JA4LX31G23
The customer took the car the way it is and doesn't wish to follow up on this condition. It just acts like an old style dashpot wher it takes a few seconds to come down. Thanks for the replies, Rick Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle speed higher than expected).
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1N4AL11D05
it was the master cylinder thanks for all your helps guys thanks agan
1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S3BK4356X
Hey guys, this one got away. We could find nothing wrong, sent it to subaru and they were scratching their heads. It is still there but my time limit is up so once I know more I will come back and add. Thank you
2005 Suzuki Forenza S 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KL5JD56Z55
thanks to all we put new bolts in the cam and crankshaft gears torque bolts with no promblems and timing belt pointer line up just fine too
2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L No Start VIN: JTEBT17RX3
sorry for the delay the problem was the mechanic that replaced the timing belt pinched the crankshaft sensor wire between the ac compressor mounting bracket and the timing cover. i missed it because i did not do the continuity test correctly. i skipped the st...
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